This week WPVC’s Straight Talk host Andri Hakes talks with Heidi Altman Legal Director of the CAIR Coalition about legal issues facing non-citizens in the justice system.
Heidi Altman joined the CAIR Coalition as legal director in 2013. Heidi previously served as a Supervising Attorney at Georgetown Law School’s immigration clinic, supervising students providing representation to asylum seekers facing removal proceedings in immigration court. Before moving to D.C., Heidi created and led an in-house immigration services program at the Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem, a holistic public defender office in New York City. Heidi graduated from New York University School of Law and has a Master’s in International Affairs from Columbia University.
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